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Georgia Ethics and Jurisprudence

Course: #4916Level: Intermediate 4 Hours 15 Reviews
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PTs and PTAs in the state of GA are required to complete a 4 hour course on jurisprudence and ethics for license renewal. This online text-based home study course reviews the jurisprudence and ethics components as outlined by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy and is applicable for PTs and PTAs licensed in the state of Georgia.

The Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy will only accept ethics and jurisprudence courses approved by the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG) and by colleges and universities with CAPTE-accredited programs (refer to Board Rule 490-4-.02(2)(a).

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Course Type: Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: GA/4.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list basic principles of ethics and their application to rehabilitation and physical therapy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify codes of ethics that govern discipline-specific therapy practice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe ethics in healthcare and professional licensing, including that which is considered unethical and/or unlawful by credentialing boards.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss procedures for analyzing ethical dilemmas in healthcare.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to analyze ethical dilemmas through case scenarios to illustrate how to apply a Code of Ethics to real-world issues.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify ethical issues commonly experienced in healthcare settings.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two sources of law that govern physical therapy practice in Georgia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to discuss the clinical scope of practice for PTs and PTAs licensed in Georgia by reviewing the Georgia State Practice Act.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to list at least three continuing competency requirements for PTs and PTAs licensed in Georgia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least three statutes that affect the practice of physical therapy in Georgia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to describe how to review the FAQs and navigate the board's website.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to identify at least two regulations on the practice of physical therapy in Georgia and identify the location of the GA policy statements.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, the participant will be able to describe at least two roles of the Board of Physical Therapy in the practice of physical therapy in Georgia.

Course created on February 22, 2024

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Review of learning outcomes
5-40 Minutes Principles of ethics, Codes of Ethics, APTA code of Ethics
40-45 Minutes Licensure
45-50 Minutes Fraud and abuse
50-70 Minutes HIPAA, Patient Rights, Legal Issues
70-90 Minutes Common ethical issues, Healthcare Ethics & Common Related Offenses
90-100 Minutes Analyzing ethical dilemmas- CELIBATE
100-110 Minutes Analyzing ethical dilemmas-RIPS
110-120 Minutes Avoiding ethical dilemmas and Case scenarios
120-125 Minutes Review of learner objectives, overview of physical therapy and the law
125-195 Minutes Georgia Physical Therapy Practice Act; O.C.G.A. 43-33 (Article 1 and Article 2)
195-215 Minutes Georgia General Provisions 43-1 through 43-1-35 (Title 43, Chapter 33, Article 1)
215-230 Minutes Physical Therapy Board Rules; Chapter 490
230-240 Minutes Board Policy Statements, Review of GSBPT website navigation, Proposed Rules, Guidance on CE Broker Board website, and FAQs

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial Disclosures: Kathleen Weissberg received an honorarium for the original presentation of this course. Non-financial Disclosures: Kathleen Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose. Financial Disclosures: Calista Kelly is an employee of Continued. Non-financial Disclosures: Calista Kelly has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Physical Therapy Association of Georgia

This course is approved for 4 hours (Intermediate level) by the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG).



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